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Political party raises money for community center

Special to the Leader

Leicester – Resident Terri Wells contacted the Leader to announce that $3,000 had been raised for Newfound Community Center Thursday night (Aug. 22) at the Leicester Democrats potluck and auction.

Anthony Cole, President of Newfound Community Center was onhand to share some of the community center’s history and accept 100% of the auction proceeds. The center’s officers plan to use the funds, as well as apply for a grant, to help renovate the outdoor basketball court on the property.

“It was wonderful to see the community spirit of supporting our neighbors in full effect last night,” said Wells. “We are excited for the Newfound community to have a safe outdoor space for youth and community members to gather and play basketball. I have attached a photo of the current basketball court.”

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